No Summer Slowdown Here: Exciting Updates From Washington, DC!

by Tim Gehring, Policy and Research Manager / Topic: Capitol Hill; H.R.2283; CPCA July 7, 2014
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[Updated!] Summer has arrived in DC – a season when the heat and humidity punishes those of us wearing our dark suits. Movement, of any type seems unlikely. Idleness, inaction and inertia look likely to dominate.


Not so this summer – at least when it comes to IJM’s priorities on the Hill. This year IJM’s Advocacy Summit/Call-In Day focused on the Human Trafficking Prioritization Act (H.R. 2283/S.1249) and a Dear Colleague Letter to designate Ghana and the Philippines as focus countries for targeted US Government assistance to combat child sex and labor trafficking.


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